Erysimum Bowles's Mauve AGM

Erysimum Bowles's Mauve AGM


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A bushy evergreen that is easy to grow as long as it is in a sunny spot and produces a profusion of erect mauve, four-petalled flowers above narrow, dark grey-green foliage. Ideal for filling gaps in the border, it looks particularly good paired with yellow. It is a perennial, but tends to be short lived.

A recipient of the RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit), for all round excellence in the garden. This plant was shortlisted for the Chelsea Plant of the Centenary for the decade 1973–1982.


Pot Size: 2L

Common Names: Wallflower Bowles's Mauve, Erysimum linifolium glaucum, Erysimum linifolium Bowles's Mauve

Hardiness: Hardy

Height and Spread: 75cm x 75cm

Preferred Soil Type: Any poor to moderately fertile, well drained soil

Aspect: Full sun

Position: South, east or west facing

Flowering Period: February – July

Care: Trim lightly after flowering